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Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1102 PM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018

...Training and slow moving heavy showers will keep flash flood
threat around overnight...

.Rainfall on saturated soils will continue overnight from the New
River Valley and Alleghanys east to the Virginia piedmont.
Rain rates to start to lessen overnight but it with rainfall of 1
to 5 inches since this afternoon in a few places, it will not take
as much to cause flash flooding overnight.

VAZ011-013-014-017>020-022>024-032>035-043-230800-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FF.A.0014.000000T0000Z-180923T0800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Giles-Pulaski-Montgomery-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-
Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-Henry-
Including the cities of Pearisburg, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg,
Floyd, New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs,
Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Stuart,
Rocky Mount, Bedford, Amherst, and Martinsville
1102 PM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT SUNDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of central Virginia, south central Virginia,
  southwest Virginia, and west central Virginia, including the
  following areas, in central Virginia, Amherst. In south
  central Virginia, Bedford and Henry. In southwest Virginia,
  Craig, Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Patrick, and Pulaski. In west
  central Virginia, Alleghany VA, Bath, Botetourt, Franklin,
  Roanoke, and Rockbridge.

* Until 4 AM EDT Sunday

* Moderate to heavy showers and a few thunderstorms could bring
  another 1 to 3 inches in a short amount of time on top of
  already saturated grounds.

* Localized flash flooding may occur. Urban areas may flood.
  Small streams and creeks may overflow their banks, potentially
  flooding nearby roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
Remember...TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN!

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1104 PM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018

VAZ011-013-014-017>020-022>024-032>035-043>045-058-240315-
Giles-Pulaski-Montgomery-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-
Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-Henry-
Pittsylvania-Campbell-Halifax-
1104 PM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT SUNDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central Virginia, south
central Virginia, southwest Virginia and west central Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Flash Flood Watch.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
830 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018

VAC019-023-067-161-770-775-230330-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FA.W.0064.180923T0030Z-180923T0330Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Roanoke VA-City of Salem VA-City of Roanoke VA-Bedford VA-
Botetourt VA-Franklin VA-
830 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Roanoke County in west central Virginia...
  The City of Salem in west central Virginia...
  The City of Roanoke in west central Virginia...
  West central Bedford County in south central Virginia...
  Southern Botetourt County in west central Virginia...
  Northwestern Franklin County in west central Virginia...

* Until 1130 PM EDT

* At 825 PM EDT, Roanoke County emergency management reported
  flooding in the Cave Spring area. Flooding was also reported in
  the Boones Mill area from a mudslide. Excessive rainfall from
  earlier have since ended. However, additional lighter-intensity
  rains will progress northeast into the warned area. This may
  trigger new areas of flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Roanoke...
  Salem...
  Vinton...
  Boones Mill...
  and Stewartsville.

This includes The following Locations The Salem Fairgrounds and
Roanoke Regional Airport.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding,
including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather Service
by calling toll free at 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Reports and
pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg Facebook page and on Twitter.

&&

LAT...LON 3736 7973 3708 7978 3711 8012 3712 8013
      3712 8018 3732 8014 3737 8000

$$

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